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Sun Jul 19

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chkNYC posted to the Baby Boomers board. 12:54 PM

Well, it is New York

Weather conversation here in the summer months usually consists of "it's not the heat; it's the humidity".

While the "dog days of August" aren't here yet, it has been hazy, hot & humid (with a couple of nice days [more]

Wed Jun 24

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 10:40 AM

Re: Two disasters in a row

RDW:

My sympathies on your recent loss.

And best wishes for a speedy and complete recovery.

Hope the cocooning is successful and that your life is returning to being pleasant and peaceful!!

Christina

Mon Jun 22

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chkNYC posted to the Baby Boomers board. 12:31 PM

Today

Today is Baby Boomers Recognition Day!

Congratulations to all us Boomers!!!

Christina

Sun Jun 21

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chkNYC posted to the Baby Boomers board. 12:50 PM

Happy Fathers Day

Here's my annual wish:

To all the dads and granddads and greatgranddads and FILs and stepdads and godfathers and fathers-to-be and foster fathers and "substitute" fathers and any one else celebrating Fathers Day. You deserve to be [more]

Sat Jun 13

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 4:47 PM

Re: Busy series of days ...

I tend to always think that the day I retire will become infamous as
a Black Friday - world-wide economic collapse - comets (yes plural)
striking the earth - mass extinction - Krakatoa and Yellowstone both
erupt - and the cars back
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Thu Jun 4

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chkNYC posted to the Major League Baseball board. 5:05 PM

"Statistical oddity"

On Monday Andrew Cashner of the Padres struck out 12 Mets and allowed 11 hits, leaving with two outs in the fifth.

This was the first time in modern MLB history that a starting pitcher had struck out double-digit batters, allowed [more]

Mon Jun 1

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 9:19 PM

Re: Chilichild?

One of our favorite places to take visitors, Wimberley, was really devastated.

The NYTimes has had daily reports from Wimberley over the last few says and it is really quite sad.

Many homes were destroyed. And the story of [more]

Mon May 25

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chkNYC posted to the Baby Boomers board. 11:48 AM

Anne Meara

Died on Saturday. I can't believe that she was 85 years old!

She has always been one of my favorites. She was able to play both comedic roles and more serious ones.

In her later years she also wrote some plays. I was fortunate [more]

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chkNYC posted to the Baby Boomers board. 11:41 AM

Remembering

On Memorial Day let us remember and honor all those service members who have given their lives for this country.

We owe our freedom to them and to their families and loved ones.

Christina

Sat May 16

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chkNYC posted to the Folly in New York board. 1:08 PM

Ninth Avenue Food Festival

This weekend is the the annual International Food Festival on Ninth Avenue here in Manhattan.

Unfortunately, the weather is not great today but I'm sure that there will still be loads of people attending.

I'm about to wander out to [more]

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 12:59 PM

Re: Mowing - what fun

and has given me a lot of food for thought about how un-handicap-accessible my house is. I should downsize to a smaller, one story residence, but would hate to leave my friendly and walkable neighborhood.

The woman I used to travel [more]

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 12:43 PM

Re: B.B. King

I never knew that the "B.B." stood for "Blues Boy", a name folks started calling him in the 1940's (according to the obit in today NYTimes).

His real name was Riley B. King (but the middle initial doesn't appear to stand [more]

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 12:31 PM

Re: 18K's with Zero Walks 2.0!!!

Espn's Anvan Virk didn't post the answer but I think hookemfins is right???

the only ones I could find was Roger Clemens twice....


From [more]

Thu May 14

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 11:21 AM

Re: 18k's with Zero walks...

who is the last and only other pitcher to have:

18 K's, 0 walks and no more than 1 hit???


Kerry Wood of the Cubbies

Christina

Tue May 12

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chkNYC replied to the 77's Foolish House of Pigskin board. 12:13 PM

Re: Brady suspended, what a travesty

...the Frankie Lymon song

Glory Hallelujah, you had it comin' to ya'..."

Yeah, goodie goodie for you...


The title of the song is "Goody Goody" and it was sung by Frankie Lymon and the [more]

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 11:25 AM

Re: Bartolo Colon

Apparently, a new generation of "stuff"***, currently undetectable, has descended on the marketplace.

So this "stuff" enables Colon to throw strikes and not balls?

Christina

Mon May 11

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chkNYC replied to the Retirement Investing board. 4:58 PM

Re: Speaking of Math....

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/09/your-money/some-new-math-f......



I posted this link primarily because I wanted to know if anyone was using any of [more]

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chkNYC posted to the Major League Baseball board. 2:46 PM

Bartolo Colon

41 years old.

Yesterday he became the first pitcher in the majors to have 6 wins this season.

BTW - he has gone 40-1/2 innings without issuing a walk (162 batters). He has only given up one walk this season and also has 40 [more]

Fri May 8

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 8:25 PM

Re: ARod hits 661...

That's what the Yankees say. I wonder if a judge will agree.

I don't care what the Yankees say.

The bonus is provided for in a marketing agreement. If the Yankees don't "market" the home runs, they don't owe A-Rod [more]

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 3:43 PM

Re: ARod hits 661...

It's pretty hard for the Yankee's to say that he isn't marketable when 40,000 people are cheering for him every night.

They don't have to prove that he isn't marketable. The bonus is payable if the Yankees, at their option, [more]

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